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We have all made mistakes along the way when it comes to the hiring process, but what is considered as the biggest mistake companies make? No, it’s not failing to hire someone who turned out to be a superstar at a different company, or actually hiring someone you thought would be a good addition to the company, but turned out to be a dud.
The majority of career experts recommend that candidates tailor their résumés to individual jobs they’re applying for. With 34% of job applicants lying on resumes, how do you ensure that you don’t fall into a resume fraud trap? Follow these six steps:
Get a background check.
In the latest CompTIA IT Industry Business Confidence Index, IT executives expressed concerns about the challenges of finding technology workers with the right skills.
One-third of companies surveyed said they are understaffed, while 42 percent said they are fully staffed, but want to hire in order to expand. Half of all companies said they have job openings. Broken down by company size, 76 percent of large firms; 75 percent of medium companies; 47 percent of small business; and 18 percent of micro firms reported having current job openings.
When augmenting your team, how do you ensure that you hire the right people to cultivate the right culture from the beginning? Here’s how: Engage Prospects with Social Media Go where they go! Subscribe to social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn and make sure your messaging is consistent about your business. After all, that is where we promote our positions we have available.
Give the agency a chance to hear directly from the to the hiring manager in order to get his/her expectations for a winning candidate.
In order to ensure that we are meeting the demands of the hiring manager, let us speak directly to them during a technical call so we can have an accurate understanding of the job.
When agency recruiters want to know your company culture, take them seriously.
Not running at full capacity? From the time the original employee leaves, there is a six to eight week time period where there is decreased productivity. This is too long to go without working at full capacity. In a previous blog, we discussed the details for how Unplanned Turnover in Information Technology Will Cost You.